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Vehicle 50530 / 53530


Class 104

BR Diagram 558

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30294
Diagram: 558

Allocations

4w/e 22/03/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
3w/e 02/10/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
15/11/87 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
22/04/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
07/06/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PCHX

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

3rd September 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Chester depot

7th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Chester depot

October 1989 - Arrived at Vic Berry's yard for scrap

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50530 - original number
53530 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50478 59186 50530 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/03/58
50478 59186 50530 Noted 1st June 1958
50478 59143 50530 Noted 30/10/68 - in blue
53478 53530 Noted 16/07/83
53478 53530 Listed at NH - Summer 1986
458 53478 59230 53530 Listed at ED - Jan-88
53478 53530 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
51925 59248 53530 Noted 10th January 1988
53478 59248 53530 Noted March 1988
458 53478 59082 53530 Formation change - ED - circa Mar-88
458 53478 59082 53530 Listed at ED - 16th July 1988
458 53478 59230 53530 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
458 53478 59082 53530 Noted 17/08/88
758 53478 53530 Noted 03/06/89
458 53478 53530 Listed at CH - 1st July 1989 - withdrawn

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th February 1986

53530 on a service to Blackburn at Manchester Victoria on the 26th February 1986. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 13th July 1987

It wasn't often that you saw 2 car BRC&W class 104 on the Buxton line, as all Buxton units were 3 cars. This Newton Heath allocated set comprising of 53530 & 53478 seen heading back to Manchester on the outskirts of Disley on 13th July 1987. The set on the back is one of the Longsight allocated class 127 ex Bed-Pan units now in parcels use. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 25th May 1988

Set number: 458

At Lenzie on 25-05-1988 Class 104 set 458 (car 53530 closest) is on the 11.37 Glasgow Queen Street - Dunblane train, whilst a 107 calls at the Glasgow bound platform. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 27th July 1988

Set number: 458

Set 458 is a 104/101/104 hybrid with two brake vans, formed 53530 + 59082 + 53478. It is seen in Perth station on July 27, 1988 with a Class 101 working the 20:20 Perth - Kirkcaldy service. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 17th August 1988

Set number: 458

53530 + 59082 + 53478 pass through Princes Street Gardens with the 12:52 Kirkcaldy - Edinburgh service on August 17, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1989

Set number: 758

53530 + 53478 sit in Chester depot on June 3rd, 1989. Both were official withdrawn a few days later on the 7th. The DMS has a window missing, an engine missing, and has a charging lead plugged in. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 14th October 1989

Set number: 758

Class 104 53530 shell and stacked behind are Manchester Pullman and sleeper cars, 14th October 1989. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th July 1983

Class 110 E51815 + E59703 + E51829 + class 104 M53530 + 53478 in a hybrid livery approach Manchester Victoria on the 16th July 1983. Kevin Law.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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